From Australian Doctor newspaper, 21 March 2014: In December last year, Melbourne hosted 11,000 diabetes experts for the International Diabetes Federation world congress. Amid the usual hand-wringing about rising rates of the disease and its complications, there was considerable buzz about obesity surgery. Much of the interest revolved around a study that showed nearly three-quarters … Continue reading Surgery for diabetes?
From ABC Science, News in Science, 11 February 2013: A drug used to treat asthma and mouth ulcers has shown promise in reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes in obesity, according to a study in mice. Researchers found that obese mice treated with the drug amlexanox not only lost a significant amount of weight, … Continue reading Asthma drug treats diabetes in obese mice